Liquefaction: ConcepTest and Example Problem

Try to answer this ConcepTest and solve the example problem before using this module. Studies show that trying to answer the questions before studying material improves learning and retention. We suggest that you write down the reasons for your answers. By the end of this module, you should be able to answer these on your own. Answers will be given at the end of this module.

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Example Problem 1

For N2 gas fed at 300 K and 1.0-bar pressure to a Linde liquefaction cycle, calculate the fraction of the flow entering the Joule-Thomson expansion at 200 bar and 165K that is converted to liquid. The values in the table below were obtained from the Peng Robinson equation of state.

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